Garza, Cynthia Leonor. Lucia the Luchadora. Illus. by Alyssa Bermudez. 2017. Unpaged. powerHouse Packaging & Supply, Inc. /POW!, $16.99 (9781576878279). PreS-Gr.2.
When the boys on the playground tell Lucia she can’t be a superhero because she is a girl, Lucia becomes and Luchadora and stands up for what is right.
Poletti, Frances and Kristina Yee. The Girl Who Ran: Bobbi Gibb, The First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon. Illus. by Susanna Chapman. 2017. Unpaged. Compendium, Inc. $16.88 (9781943200474). Gr. K-5.
Bobbi Gibb would not take no for an answer when she was told that women couldn’t run in the Boston Marathon.
Clinton, Chelsea. She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World. Illus. By Alexandra Boiger. 2017. Unpaged. Penguin Random House/Philomel Books, $17.99 (9781524741723). Gr. K-3.
The thirteen American women in this book prove that girls and women have persisted against gender inequality throughout history to accomplish their dreams.
Brantz, Loryn. Feminist Baby. 2017. Unpaged. Disney/Hyperion, $12.99 (9781424778586). PreS-Gr.1.
Feminist baby does what she wants and stays true to herself without letting gender stereotypes define her.
Macy, Sue. Trudy’s Big Swim: How Gertrude Ederle Swam the English Channel and Took the World by Storm. Illus. by Matt Collins. 2017. 36p. Holiday House, Inc., $16.95 (9780823436651). Gr. 1-5.
During a time when women in sports were just starting to gain the recognition they deserved, Gertrude Ederle became the first woman to swim across the English Channel.
Arnold, Elana K.. What Girls Are Made Of. 2017. 200p. Lerner/Carolrhoda Lab, $18.99 (9781512410242). Gr. 10-up.
Nina Faye embarks on a journey of self discovery, delving into her past and present circumstances after her boyfriend leaves her.
Smith, Matthew Clark. Lighter Than Air: Sophie Blanchard, the First Woman Pilot. Illus. by Matt Tavares. 2017. Unpaged. Candlewick Press, $16.99 (9780763677329). Gr. 1-4.
Sophie Blanchard became the first woman pilot by not letting anyone limit her passion for flying.